GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed first-round draft pick Jaire Alexander, a cornerback from Louisville. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced the deal Tuesday. The Packers selected Alexander last month with the 18th overall pick . Alexander had a team-high five interceptions as a sophomore in 2016 before a knee […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Football says 242 high schools contributed to the 256 players selected in the seven rounds of last month’s NFL draft. Lakewood High School in Florida and Serra High in California each had three players selected to lead the country. Patriots first-round pick Isaiah Wynn, Packers fifth-rounder Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and Seahawks fifth-rounder […]
PHOTO: Former Green Bay Packers player Jerry Kramer, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, pose with Iowa’s Josh Jackson after Jackson was selected by the football team during the second round of the draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — To get back to the […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shaquem Griffin came back. The crowd loved it. Players in attendance not selected in the first two days of the NFL draft usually head out of town before the fourth through seventh rounds. Griffin, who sat through 100 names being called in the first three rounds, wasn’t in AT&T Stadium on […]
Our “Green and Gold” insider Joe Daguano joins Dave & Skradie breaking down the first round of the NFL Draft and why the Packers moves were brilliant.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Quarterback desperation means NFL teams can’t pass on taking a passer — even a flawed one — in the draft. The Browns, Jets, Bills and Cardinals heeded that notion Thursday night, even as more highly rated players at other positions remained on the board. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield became Cleveland’s […]
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have selected Central Florida cornerback Mike Hughes with the 30th pick in the first round of the NFL draft. Hughes played only one season for UCF, helping the Knights finish undefeated in 2017 with four interceptions, 11 pass breakups and four touchdown returns. He scored twice on kickoff […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers drafted what they needed most: a cornerback. But what Green Bay also got by selecting Louisville’s Jaire Alexander at No. 18 overall on Thursday night is a skilled defender and kick returner. “We think he’s versatile,” Packers director of scouting Jon-Eric Sullivan said. “He can run — he’s […]
A sixth round pick in 2005, Michael Montgomery joins “Mornings with Dave & Skradie” breaking down the Packers biggest need in the first round, players to target, and shares some of his best memories of playing in Green Bay.
In today’s “Overtime” Dave & Skradie talk about the new list from ESPN detailing the best undrafted players in Packer and Viking history. Do you agree with the selections?